2024 Winter Jazz Recordings

Jan '24 - Exposition Swing, Silk Lace, Chinoiserie 

Dec '23 - Ko Ko, Night in Tunisia, La Nina Nueva, Slippers, Invisible Lady

Combo I & JBII also!

2023 Concert Jazz Band Winter Recordings

Jan '23 - Harlem Airshaft, Kenya, Perdido
Dec '22 - Black Orpheus, Symphony in Riffs, Flaming Sword

2023 DownBeat Awards

Winner - Latin Jazz Ensemble


Winner - Large Jazz Ensemble
Winner - Small Jazz Combo

CMEA Showcase
Concert Band

Check out the Winter Concert (Dec '23) Recordings on Recent Highlights Page!!


Pops 'n Jazz 2024

Live Performances - March 15-23

Tickets go on sale starting February 12 for the General Public.  Buy early as shows are expected to sell out!

Box Office open for in person purchases on weekdays from March 4-23: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri (12-2:30), Wed (11-1) and all show nights starting at 6PM!

Call box office with questions or problems: 860-929-5151.

Buy Tickets Online Here >>

Charles Mingus Festival & HS Competition 2024

Our Concert Jazz Band has been selected as one of the three national finalists for the 2024 Charles Mingus Festival!  They will participate, compete and perform at The New School Feb. 17 & 18, 2024 while receiving workshops, clinics and performing opportunities with the members of the Mingus Big Band. 

Click on the Link to Learn More!

Festival & Competition Schedule (Saturday)

Festival & Competition Schedule (Sunday)

Our Concert Jazz Band performed along side top jazz bands in the country when Jazz at Lincoln Center hosted Essentially Ellington 2023, May 11-13, in New York City.

Hall's Concert Jazz Band was awarded the following:

Watch the Finalist Performance (Starts @ 1:03)

Watch the Finalist Announcement